Today’s Headlines

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  • It bears repeating: Action on climate is urgently needed now, not in ten years (IPCC)
  • High temperatures led to BART train derailment (LA Times)
  • Air Resources Board holds hearing on CA climate plan (Federal News Network)
  • Closed-door CA budget negotiations focus on energy (CalMatters)
  • Biden’s push for gas tax suspension puts pressure on CA legislators who know it’s a bad idea (Sacramento Bee)
  • Transportation, labor, business, and environmental groups all agree that it’s not a good idea (Smart Cities Dive)
  • Oakland approves redesign for street where a bike rider was killed (Oaklandside)
  • Insurance coverage for e-bikes is still figuring itself out (Reuters)
  • E-bikes are taking off as a climate solution (Inside Climate News)
  • LA County figures out how to legally transfer Bruce’s Beach back to the Bruce family (LA Times)

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These U.S. Communities Are Making Safety Progress After Jaywalking Reform

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The Black Lives Matter protests and the pandemic have dramatically shifted the terrain around policing. As a result, the last two years have brought about the first serious rethinking of jaywalking laws in a century, challenging a practically universal American rule that dates back to some of the earliest auto industry lobbying campaigns. Here's what happened next.

Today’s Headlines

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  • Tired of hearing about climate change? (IPCC)
    • Study says people need the facts to be repeated (The Guardian)
    • So read the report already (IPCC)
  • Who is paying for research on carbon capture? (LA Times)
  • CA has underfunded school buses for years (LA Times)
  • State lawmaker wants audit of San Jose transit agency (The Bond Buyer)
  • LA Metro says public prefers rail in a tunnel under the freeway through Sepulveda Pass (Mass Transit)
  • The racist legacy of Prop 13 (EdSource)

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